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Janet Moreau

Full name: Janet Theresa Moreau (-Stone)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: October 26, 1927 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States
Affiliations: BK Trutnov, Trutnov (CZE)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Janet Moreau was the only white runner on the winning Olympic relay team in 1952 and, at the age of 24, she was the oldest member of the team. Although she never won an AAU title, she came close to making the 1948 Olympic team when she placed fourth in the 200 m at the Final Trials.

She won a gold medal in the 1951 Pan American Games 4×100 metres Relay (with Nell Jackson, Dolores Dwyer, and the non-Olympian Jean Patton). Moreau also competed in the 1951 Pan American Games 100 metres and finished sixth.

Personal Bests: 100 – 12.0 (1952); 200 – 26.4y (1953).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Women's 100 metres United States USA 5 h3 r2/4
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Three 5 12.5 12.67
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics United States Round One Heat Six 2 QU 12.5 12.68

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics United States USA Final 1 WR 45.9 46.14 3
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 46.5 46.77
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